December arrival for Holden's new $21,990 Astra

Multi-award winning Opel Astra arrives here in December sporting a Holden badge and high hopes of boosting the brand as local manufacturing winds up

Puppy’s ruff trot as besotted pig’s sexy moves become a boar

Love is great for Nigella.

Meet Nigella the pig and Sebastian the eight-month-old great Dane.

WED Sep 28: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

Portrait of athletic mature woman resting after jogging. Beautiful senior blonde woman running at the park on a sunny day. Female runner listening to music while jogging.

NOT too much movement on the Kick the Kilos leaderboard.

'Most magical zippys ever': Bonds' Disney onesies on the way

The onesies will be available in a series Mickey and Minnie prints

Injuries during childbirth still common for Aussie women

62% of Aussie women were still experiencing symptoms more than one year after birth.

Childbirth still isn't perfectly safe, a Medibank study reminds us

TUES Sept 27: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

young fitness woman runner running on sunrise road

AND Tweed is back in the game.

Can you help solve the mystery of this WWI photograph?

MYSTERY: This old photograph, discovered in a frame bought at a garage sale, has local history buffs curious about the family's identity.

Photograph accidentally bought in garage sale

How a man makes it as a chef in Rocky, using only one arm

R-L: are Jez, Rocky Resort Motor Inn Manager Don McLeod and CQUni Chef Teacher Tim Wade.

'I've since learned that I should never judge a book by its cover'

World’s first baby born using new ‘three-parent’ technique

The birth of a baby using a new ‘three-parent baby’ technique in Mexico could speed the creation of a similar child in the UK New Hope Fertility Centre

‘Hopefully, this will tame the more zealous critics...'

Woman asks if it's wrong to sleep naked with teen son

The question quickly racked up more than 500,000 viewers

OPINION: How do you get your child to sleep?

No honestly, I am asking this question - how do you?

When the kids are too well versed in how to outsmart you

Bruce Devereaux is in trouble with his long suffering wife yet again

Mother aborts 'mermaid foetus'

The baby had developed a "tail"-like growth in place of its two legs

'Your actions will see us lose 4WD access to beaches'

Andrew Trezise posted these photos on the Ballina Information Exchange Facebook page, warning people not to drive on the dunes of Seven Mile Beach.

4WD users shame the "irresponsible" people who drive on dunes

Quality bream being caught using 'smelly' baits

Fishing from Woolgoolga Headland.

Most of the estuary action is still close to the ocean

SURF ALERT: Small but fun waves possible

The surf will be struggling in the 1m (+/-) range, depending upon location, and conditions will be poor.

The surf will be struggling in the 1m (+/-) range

'Secret' corals reefs on our doorstep

STUNNING: Sunshine Coast reefs have the highest diversity of Nudibranchs anywhere in the world.

Become aware of our beautiful coastline

The important reason why this Tannum tree is decorated

A memorial for former Tannum Sands woman Renee Snell has been set up at the Tannum Sands beach.

There's a special reason why this tree is decorated

Give dad the gift of bass fishing on Father's Day

Sunset at Dicky Beach. Photo: Brett Wortman/Sunshine Coast Daily

Father's Day and opening weekend of a new bass season?

How lab-grown meat is already here

NGAI Tahu Farming chief executive Andrew Priest has tasted the future.

The perfect breakfast for losing weight

This breakfast tastes so good you won't even notice it's healthy

Recipe: Saucy one-pot braised brisket

Dominique Rizzo's beef brisket recipe.

Rich Italian-style slow braised brisket the next big dish

Australia's best black tea is grown on the Sunshine Coast

Arakai Estate tea plantation, Bellthorpe, in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Meet the family behind our very own award-winning tea plantation.

Now you can order groceries from your fridge

Technology has officially made shopping lists redundant

The best eggplant lasagne you'll ever taste

Get your free eggplant seeds with today's paper!

HERE’S a myth – Vegetarian food is boring.

The secret to perfect roast potatoes every time

Use floury potatoes for this dish and flavour with herbs or garlic.

These spuds are heaven in a mouthful.

DARREN PALMER: How to make a house a home

A home should be personal, says influential interior designer

How to turn your Pinterest addiction into cash

Pinterest is a fun and free app that's easy to use.

Six ways to make money pinning

Six simple hacks you need to know before moving house

Finding the move stressful? These handy tips will help

OPINION: Make your own natural cleaners

Eco-friendly natural cleaners include vinegar, baking soda, salt, lemon and essential oils.

The weekly column from Stay At Home Mum founder Jody Allen

The healing power of community gardens

How a community garden gave a grieving mother-to-be a chance to recover

Gardening: Scents of spring for the subtropical gardener

Daphne Eternal Fragrance.

Introducing a fragrant plant that can withstand the Aussie climate

Burns survivor rides high on Carnival of Flowers float

Dalbys Johanna Sinnamon is the children's hospital ambassador who will ride on the Range Woolworths float in the Grand Central Floral Parade. Carnival of Flowers 2016.

Johanna won't let burns stop her living an active life

Bougainvillea: the plant gardeners either love or hate

Southbank's iconic bougainvillea-adorned pathway.

It thrives all year but it also throws up some thorny problems

GARDENING: Common tea-tree a star of the late-winter garden

Pink New Zealand tea-tree.

Winter burst of colour brightens up the garden ahead of spring

10 undemanding indoor plants to have in your house or office

A cactus is the perfect go-to plant for people with the blackest thumbs.

Give yourself a green boost with easy-to-care-for indoor plants

Hidden gem: Traditional farming in the the Netherlands

This farm uses techniques that are thousands of years-old to make food the way it was always supposed to be.

Travel: No one sleeps when the white lion hunts for a mate

A handsome beast: the male white lion.

We heard the lion long before we saw him

Travel: Brisbane offers up lots to do this spring

STAY AND PLAY: Blanc de Blanc was one of many great events taking place in different venues across Brisbane during the next few months.

Brisbane now a worthy competitor to its southern sisters

Swim with the whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef

Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth.

The hardest part about this Cape adventure is leaving.

Why more families are putting the kids in the car and heading off

The Australian holidaying culture is shifting back to domestic travel.

Eye spy with my little eye, something beginning with R...

Alaska by train: An historic journey

In terms of engineering marvel, the White Pass and Yukon Route is up there with the Panama Canal, the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty.

Take a train journey back through Alaska's gold rush past

Homer Simpson thanks Australia during Opera House visit

ANIMATION favourite gets attacked by seagulls in a viral video promoting Sydney's upcoming Graphic Festival.

Channel 9 orders second season of Doctor Doctor

Rodger Corser stars in the TV series Doctor Doctor.

RURAL medical drama finds a loyal following.

MOVIE REVIEW: Storks delivers family fun

A scene from the movie Storks.

ANIMATION can be hit or miss but when it hits, it hits hard.

Nick 'the snake' to call the shots on Survivor jury

Australian Survivor contestant Nick Iadanza.

LATEST evictee is out of the game but will still have a say.

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber split

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber have split after 11 years together.

Why Chris Hemsworth was spotted wearing nail polish

RED CARPET: Do you think Chris Hemsworth is the typical unpolished but well-natured Aussie bloke?

He's now officially the best bloke in Australia

Testament's new album is a concept album

ROME, ITALY- JULY 27, 2016: Testament photographed at The Roman Collisseium in Rome, Italy on July 27,2016. Gene Ambo

Testament to release new album

Down syndrome model rocks New York Fashion Week

Mount Crosby teen hits the catwalk for third season

2016 Emmy Awards red carpet fashions

Sarah Hyland arrives at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

STARS of the small screen are frocked up for US TV's night of nights

OPINION: There's beauty in equality

Korinne Lardner - Capture the moment photography with Carissa Cross is amazing.

I'VE always been a little weirded out by weddings.

EXPLAINER: Can tattoo ink cause cancer?

Research shows one in five tattoo inks in Australia contain carcinogenic chemicals.

One in five tattoo inks in Australia contain carcinogenic chemicals

Mackay fitness trainers launch new line of 'active wear'

The W-Active Wear range has been launched by local gym owners Luke and Rebecca Goodale.

Gym launches a dynamic new range of supportive workout gear

The wedding dress that 'almost crashed the internet'

Anna Dutton of Anna Dutton Couture posted photos of a dress she designed for Melissa Buckton.

Award-winning Mackay designer creates online sensation with dress

How to make homemade deodorant

Make your armpits happy the natural way.

Now, I know you're going to ask why

Samsung Family Hub: The end of fridge notes?

FORGET the fridge note. How about leaving a voice recording on your fridge. Or a love heart. How about ordering your groceries from there.

iPhone 7 Plus: Are two cameras really better than one?

The Sydney Opera House, taken with an iPhone 7 Plus.

A single photo can involve a staggering 100 billion operations

Bad news for online shoppers purchasing from overseas

Online shoppers could be blocked from buying from their favourite overseas businesses under new plans by the Federal Government

Online shoppers could be blocked from overseas websites next year

Have a new $5 note? Expect to run into problems

The new $5 note.

Customers are having their notes rejected.

Samsung Gear S3 evolves into smarter, tougher timepiece

The Samsung Gear S3 Frontier edition.

New toughened Gorilla glass and four day battery are features

US earphone company Jaybird homes in on the Coast

INNOVATOR: Immanuel Lutheran College graduate Judd Armstrong, 42, is the founder of wireless earphones company Jaybird.

If flapping earphone cables give you the sh**s, read this

SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7: What to expect

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition

There's some big rumours about the new version

Suicide rate reaches 10-year high

A SOMBRE picture has been painted through statistics showing the number of Australians who took their own lives last year.

MON Sep 26: Kick the kilos leaderboard

The Silhouette of Tweed Heads Local David Tease on the Duranbah Head land after a early morning run up and down the Look out steps to Duranbah beach.

ALL groups are stacking on the kilometres and kicking the kilos.

Death to the 9 to 5 work day

The 9-to-5 schedule doesn't conform to most people's lives or workflows.

She gets to work whenever she wants and leaves whenever she wants

FRI Sep 23: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

Kick the kilos dinkus

BUNDY has taken second place on the per capita table.

MS sufferer pins hopes on Russian stem cell treatment

Barry and Sue Potts are fundraising to pay for her $50,000 treatment for MS.

Couple fundraising for what's hoped will be a life-changing event

How to tell if you drink too much

How do we know when we’re drinking too much?

How do we know when we’re drinking too much?

Managing the pointy end of the year

Managing the hectic festive season can be stressful.

Managing the stress of Christmas

Jamie Oliver needs baby help

JAMIE and Jools Oliver have hired a nanny to help care for their baby son River because looking after him and their four other kids was leaving them exhausted.

Couple devastated after son's stillbirth

GRIEVING: Jason Clifford with his son Phoenix Rain Clifford.

SHE begged her son to wake up, to take a breath.

Getting kids hooked on fishing a page at a time

BETWEEN LINES: Fishing guru Rob Paxevanos and Sunshine Coast division two councillor Tim Dwyer listen up as Hailey reads some tips from Kids Fishing, the book she and her dad have written.

Father-daughter duo write kids fishing book

Anne Hathaway's pregnancy lies

ANNE Hathaway is only a good liar when she is pregnant.

Eczema so bad this Banora 8-year-old can't walk

Cohen was hospitalised 32 times with severe eczema.

Fun run to help Banora boy get treatment for excrutiating skin

Infographic: How Australia tweets about dads

Father and child

This Father's Day, twitter has released some fun stats

Want to lose weight but hate the gym? Dave's your man

BUSY: Dave Cowan-Clark has found plenty of traction with his new fitness business bringing PT sessions to people's homes, especially new mums struggling with routines. Dave gives instructions to Madison Tolhurst.

Young mother or a busy professional struggling to get to the gym?

Ten-year-old's hilarious rules for boy who has crush on her

A 10-year-old girl, who deems herself too young to have a boyfriend, has laid down some ground rules for a classmate who has a crush on her.

Suicide of sex video woman sparks calls for change

Titziana Cantone had killed herself after the video emerged online and became the subject of internet parodies and jokes Facebook.

Images and videos began to appear on porn sites and spread virally

TV Insider: Married at First Sight's diversity applauded

Craig and Andy at their wedding in New Zealand in a scene from Married At First Sight.

Sydneysiders Andy and Craig faced more scrutiny than anyone else

RELATIONSHIPS: It's not raining men, ladies

It's the case of the man drought for many Australian towns.

Women outnumber men in Australia